3 members of alleged oxycodone ring plead guilty – Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Three people who police say were involved in an oxycodone distribution ring in Hancock County have pleaded guilty and received jail sentences.

Wendy G. Cassidy, 31, of Bucksport; Brandie M. Higgins, 39, of Eastbrook; and Joel O. Allen Jr., 27, of Orland, were each sentenced in Hancock County Unified Criminal Court earlier this month. All were arrested last December (more…)

2 arrested on oxycodone charges in Maine – MiamiHerald.com

Drug agents say they’ve charged a man and a woman from Florida with drug trafficking in Maine.

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says 26-year-old John Paul Haddad and 45-year-old Kelly Berkwitz-Gutierrez, of Hollywood, Fla., were arrested in Ellsworth for trafficking in the painkiller oxycodone.

The agency says it began investigating the pair nearly six months ago and arrested them after (more…)

Two Florida suspects arrested in Ellsworth during oxycodone sting – Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, MaineMaine Drug Enforcement agents arrested two Florida residents on charges stemming from a sting that netted more than 300 oxycodone tablets and a stack of cash.

MDEA opened a criminal investigation into John Paul Haddad, 26, and Kelly Berkwitz-Gutierrez, 45, both of Hollywood, Fla., nearly six months ago, according to an MDEA press release.

On Monday, an undercover agent met (more…)